Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)


Retailers & Trade Orgs Welcome Bipartisan TPA Legislation, Urge Approval to Move Trade Agenda Forward

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Retail and trade organizations reacted favorably following yesterday's announcement that a bipartisan Congressional bill on Trade … [Read more...]

Retailers Tell Congress of Supply Chain Challenges at U.S. Ports

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Washington—With Valentine’s Day only days away, there’s no love letters being sent to President Obama, negotiators in the West … [Read more...]

Stagnant West Coast Port Talks Raises Specter of a Shutdown

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Los Angeles—Fears that a slowdown, or even a shutdown, of the 29 West Coast ports where half of U.S. maritime trade and more than … [Read more...]

Target CEO Among Executives Elected to RILA Board

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Arlington, VA— The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today the election of four retail executives to its Board … [Read more...]

RILA Launches Retailers on the Road to Sustainability

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Arlington, VA—While the annual Retail Sustainability Conference held by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) ended this … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue

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Washington--Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the … [Read more...]

Retailers Call for Action on TPA and Smarter Enforcement of Trade Rules

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Arlington,VA—The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) emphasized this week the need for Congress to renew Trade Promotion … [Read more...]

Retailers Ask Court to Overturn Credit Card Swipe Fee Settlement

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Washington—Two of the top retail trade associations—The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders … [Read more...]

Retailers Highlight Importance of Imports for Jobs During “Imports Work” Week

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Arlington, VA—Today marks the beginning of the 3rd annual “Imports Work Week, and retailers are quick to point out how essential … [Read more...]

Retail, Financial Trade Groups to Partner on Cyber Security

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Washington—Following recent calls that retailers, banks and security institutions partner in effort to avoid another cyberfraud … [Read more...]

E-Fairness, Cyber Security Among Top Retail Priorities This Year

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Arlington, VA—The two items that top retailers’ agenda for strengthening laws both have cost multi-millions to retailers in the … [Read more...]

Trade Associations Urge End of Cambodian Unrest

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Arlington, VA—The six leading North American trade associations representing apparel and footwear brands and retailers, including … [Read more...]